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CVE-2016-5311 Detail

Description

A Privilege Escalation vulnerability exists in Symantec Norton Antivirus, Norton AntiVirus with Backup, Norton Security, Norton Security with Backup, Norton Internet Security, Norton 360, Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition Cloud, and Endpoint Protection Cloud Client due to a DLL-preloading without path restrictions, which could let a local malicious user obtain system privileges.

Source:  MITRE

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94295
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037323
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037324
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037325
https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20161117_00

Weakness Enumeration

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5311
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/09/2020